Africa:African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty

[allAfrica] Geneva -Gambia’s Vice President and Minister for Women’s Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing poverty and has delivered incredible gains for the world economy, but it needs to be more fully optimized.

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Africa:Preventing Noncommunicable Diseases Generates Major Gains – Report

[WHO] A new WHO report launched today (May 16) shows that the world’s poorest countries can gain US$350 billion by 2030 by scaling up investments in preventing and treating chronic diseases, like heart disease and cancer, that cost an additional US$1.27 per person annually.

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Ethiopia:Govt Is Investigating Foreign Bank Accounts Held By Senior Officials – Report

[Addis Standard] In a meeting with senior government officials including members of his cabinet, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the government was investigating foreign bank accounts held by senior government officials, a source who attended the meeting told Addis Standard.

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